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Lawyer , musicologist , singer

Andrew Rowan Summers, lawyer, musicologist, singer. Club: Rockefeller Luncheon (New York City).

Background

Summers, Andrew Rowan was born on December 15, 1912 in Abingdon, Virginia, United States. Son of Lewis Preston and Ann Katharine (Barbee) Summers.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1935.

Career

Admitted to Virginia bar, 1935, practiced in Abingdon, 1934-1940. Editor Frank Shepard Company. New York City, 1941-1943.

Associate Burroughs & Brown, 1943-1945. Proprietor Andrew R. Summers Associates, New York City, design specialists and manufacturer, 1947-1968. Owner-manager Abingdon House Antiques.

Singer of America-Scottish folk songs accompanied by dulcimer. Albums include: Old World Ballads in America. Seeds of Love: The Unquiet Grave.

The Ladye Gay; The Faulse Ladye. Collector Appalachian folk songs. Member American, Virginia bar associations, Virginia State Bar.

Membership

Club: Rockefeller Luncheon (New York City).

Connections

father:
Lewis Preston Summers

mother:
Ann Katharine (Barbee) Summers